Optimists might argue that a shut down isn't inevitable and measures to chase away rambunctious youngsters might help to save the mall from the precipice of oblivion.
And polka music could also make a comeback to the pop charts . . . However unlikely.
Accordingly . . .
SOCIAL MEDIA SKEPTICS SEEM TO THINK THAT INDEPENDENCE CENTER IS DOOMED!!! AND SO WE'RE TAKING BETS: HOW LONG UNTIL SHUT DOWN???
Consider the recent chaotic scene before making a prediction that'll only provide disappointing on either side of a correct guess . . .
Even with officers patrolling the Independence Center parking lot, police say suspects who were inside two vehicles fired more than 30 shots at each other around 2:15 Monday afternoon.
Many shoppers left the mall to find crime scene tape surrounded their cars. Police carried car seats to families whose vehicles were damaged and located inside the crime scene tape. “It is still definitely very scary that it happened while we were here whether it be inside or outside,” a shopper said.
Police found a man who was shot in the head inside one of the bullet riddled vehicles they believe was involved in the shooting. He was taken to the hospital and is expected to survive. “That person unbelievably has non-life-threatening injuries,” the Independence Police Department Public Information Officer said.
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